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Tea Farm Hiking and Running in Kericho

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Hiking Kenya Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 19 Apr 06:30 - Sun 21 Apr 18:00

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This will be a unique Easter holiday spent in a beautiful tea farm with incredible views . The tea farm is Protected content . Our two main activities will be hiking and running. The hiking/running trail is a mixture of hills and flat trek ranging from Protected content . You will enjoy spectacular views across the estate, and the scent of freshly cut tea leaves. Come ready to have fun, learn how tea is grown, how to pick tea and carry lasting memories with you.

At the heart of the 1,000 acre farm is a small dam, there is a long wooden jetty that extends out to the middle of the dam. The campsite is surrounded by vast green tea bushes and it overlook the dam. There are hot showers and a sit-down toilet. This will be our home for two nights.

This farm which has been operated by one family since Protected content , produces variety of tea, including green and purple tea . A large portion of the estate is covered in purple tea bushes.

Extra activities;
Horse riding- KES Protected content hour –paid directly to the farm manager. Fishing (bring your own rod) Swimming-no extra charges, Birdwatching by the dam
Itinerary
Friday-Leave Nairobi by 6:30 for Kericho. It takes about 4 hours drive, settle in. After lunch, do a short hike to acclimatize. Kericho is at a high attitude of Protected content .
Sat- Runners to do a run before breakfast, later everyone go for a Protected content hike. There will be an option for a shorter trail. Afternoon, swim or relax by the campsite. Bonfire at night
Sunday- Early morning trek/run in the farm before breakfast. Depart camp after breakfast.

Cost include: Camping fee, Tents, sleeping mats, Sleeping bags, all meals, barbecue, drinking water, transport, activities and guides.
What to bring: Comfortable trekking/running clothes and shoes, changing clothes, swimming gears, snacks, extra cash for tip, wine (beers can be bought in the local bar) bathroom slippers , towel, head lamp,
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